Archive: November, 2014

7 Super Cyber Monday Travel Deals

7 Super Cyber Monday Travel DealsNews from ABC News: Why brave the mall on Black Friday when you could remain curled up in a post-Turkey Day food coma and reap as many rewards shopping online. This year’s travel incentives are particularly plentiful. Below are 7 of the most enticing Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel [...]

Consumer Watch: Germaphobe unlocks keys to a clean hotel room

Consumer Watch: Germaphobe unlocks keys to a clean hotel roomNews from Chattanooga Times Free Press: Ellen Phillips Photo by Contributed Photo /Chattanooga Times Free Press. Thanksgiving is the most heavily traveled holiday of the year. While the majority of us are visiting family, travelers often find themselves in need of a hotel room, either on [...]

Stat: Business Travel, Hotel Sector on the Rise in India

Stat: Business Travel, Hotel Sector on the Rise in IndiaNews from Travel Agent: November 25, 2014 The Global Business Travel Association Foundation has announced the results of its second GBTA BTI Outlook – India report, a semi-annual analysis that relates unfolding economic events at home and abroad to their resulting impacts on India’s business travel [...]

‘Travel hacking’ can slash hotel, airline costs

‘Travel hacking’ can slash hotel, airline costsNews from The Seattle Times: I am a travel-hacking dabbler, but have found ample payoffs, including free airfare for four on a family ski trip, and sharply reduced hotel costs during our New York City trip. In a nutshell, travel hacking is working to accumulate miles, points or elite [...]

Amazon Moving Into Hotel, Travel Business? That’s the Rumor

Amazon Moving Into Hotel, Travel Business? That’s the RumorNews from Tech Times: Hoteliers assert Amazon is preparing to launch a travel site. Amazon Travel would compile a curated collection of independent hotels, offering the e-commerce company another route into consumers’ lives.(Photo : Robert Couse-Baker | Creative Commons) …………… continues on Tech Times … Read the [...]

New Site Takes The ‘Boutique’ Price Out Of Booking Boutique Hotels

New Site Takes The ‘Boutique’ Price Out Of Booking Boutique HotelsNews from CBS Local: SANTA MONICA (CBSLA.com) — Checking out of town this holiday? Stayful.com is based in Southern California and helps travelers looking for an unforgettable experience find boutique hotels for as much as 30 percent off the online rate. “If you are looking to go somewhere, and [...]

Historic Warsaw hotel to be featured on ‘The Dead Files’

Historic Warsaw hotel to be featured on ‘The Dead Files’News from The Elkhart Truth: The historic Barbee Hotel near Warsaw will be featured in an upcoming episode of “The Dead Files,” a paranormal documentary series that airs on Travel Channel. The show features a retired homicide detective and a medium. They use their unique skills to [...]

New York court denies Capella bid to reclaim Los Cabos hotel

New York court denies Capella bid to reclaim Los Cabos hotelNews from Travel Weekly: A New York State Supreme Court has denied Capella Hotels & Resorts the right to retake control of the former Capella Pedregal hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The ruling reversed a Nov. 7 decision that would have allowed the luxury [...]